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in union square. >> the flags are whipping. it's crazy loud. >> carrie keyes was one of many people who battled the wind to keep their umbrellas upright and right side out. apparently no matter the weather the time for holiday shopping is short. >> well, obviously it's not keeping us away. [ laughter ] we don't mind it. >> well, with the last bit of daylight we have here, you can see the line between the clouds and blu skies over the coming up next we arrived at treasure island about 5:00 and that is the time that the primary part of the storm morphed south of here. on treasure island, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> from ken we'll go to the north bay where debora villalon has been monitoring conditions there and a sinkhole that opened up earlier today. >> reporter: that is right, sewn ♪ [ music ] ♪ marin, napa all counties battered hard by the wind and the rain. and we're looking at one of the after-effects a sinkhole that closed a road here. road crews spent several hours getting stoney point road patched, where it intersected madron road. they just don't trust stoney poi
from home to her school bus stop. >>> the union city woman convicted of killing nursing student michelle lee will be sentenced tomorrow. the sentence will require her to spend a minimum of 25 years in prison after an alameda county jury convicted her of first-degree murder. that was in october. the nursing student went missing in may of last year and then her body was found in a remote canyon. prosecutors say esteban killed her in a rage over esteban's ex-boyfriend. >> coming up, new developments in egypt. the changes the embattled president says he will make, but will it be enough to ease tensions? and people in south africa are worried about the health of former president nelson mandela a day after he is hospitalized. we will have the >>> san bernardino police are investigating the fatal shooting of a student by police. the officers were called to an off-campus dormatory about a disturbance. investigators say they confronted a male student in the dorm hallway and that he put up a fight. police say they shot him when they feared for their own safety. one officer was checked at
the festival of lights. we'll take you live to union square on the first night of hanukkah. a lot of people out there. >>> and after some rain during the week, it's a beautiful saturday. what is ahead? leigh glaser is up next with the forecast. >> mike: the heisman trophy handed out today two quarterbacks and a middle linebacker your finalists. man ty -- manti taio, johnny manziel, and collin klein anxiously awaiting >> removing a whale carcass from a southern california beach will be left if to mother nature. the 40,000-pound whale washed up on a beach in malibu. the beach is privately owned and no government agency will take action to remove the carcass. the remains will stay until time and mother nature take their toll. >>> scientists in the antarctic will explore a portion of the planet cut off from the rest of the world for 500,000 years. they set up a camp at a remote area to search for ancient life. this is video from the expedition. crews will drill through two miles of ice to reach the lake below. scientist hope to find species that can teach them about the earth's past climate. >> wha
department, but the head of the police officer's union questioned the true source of the posting. >> if it was an off duty police officer driving the vehicle, the chief of police would have to make a determination about whether or not discipline is appropriate. >> he was out of town, but the vice president of the police commission points out this may never make it into a public arena. >> the commission can't look into it themselves until something is brought to them by the department or the occ. >> the internal affairs just launched the investigation today. the first job is to substantiate the actual person who posted that video and the comments. reporting live from the broadway tunnel in san francisco, alan wang, abc7 news. >> thank you. >>> we are learning more about yesterday's deadly shooting at that oregon mall. police say 22-year-old jacob tyler roberts made a bee line from his car through macy's wearing a mask, a bough lis assistings -- a ballistics vest and carrying a semiautomatic rifle. by the time he got to the food court he was already firing. he killed 54-year-old ci
by the internal affairs department, but the head of the police officer's union questioned the true source of the posting. >> if off dutys an off duty police officer driving the vehicle, the chief of police would have to make a determination about whether or not discipline is appropriate. >> he was out of town, but the vice president of the police commission points out this may never make it into a public arena. >> the commission can't look into it themselves until something is brought to them by the department or the occ. >> the internal affairs just launched the investigation today. the first job is to substantiate the actual person who posted that video and the comments. reporting live from the broadway tunnel in san francisco, alan wang, abc7 news. >> thank you. >>> we are learning more about yesterday's deadly shooting at that oregon mall. police say 22-year-old jacob ty made a roberts made a bee lie from his car through macy's wearing a mask, a bough lis assistings -- a vest and ca vest and carrying amiautomati semiautomatic rifle. by the time he got to the food court he was already
. >> american civil liberties union will ask organization of american states to investigate u.s. government for the way it treated convicted terrorist jose dill the aclu says he was -- jose little . the aclu says he was subjected to intimidation that amounted to torture. the watchdog group says the u.s. unfairly labeled padilla an enemy combatant. >>> new fbi report shows incidents of hate crime are going down, anti-gay violence is up. fbi says more than 6,000 hate crimes were reported to u.s. law enforcement last year, down 6% from the previous year. sexual orientation hate crimes went up to more than 1500 in 2011, increase of more than 2 1/2%. >>> in morning federal reserve has its eye on the fiscal live. new bonding program to support the economy. the plan is not a rescue option if there is no agreement on avoiding automatic tax hikes and spending cut nose deal. no outward progress between the white house and republicans now. >>> in morning the air force will conduct another test flight of new experimental space plane. the x-37b is being developed as an unmanned vehicle, engineers say it
't dampening the spirits at the union square ice rink in san francisco. skaters were out in force despite the gray skies and occasional downpours. >> it's the best way to get in the holiday spirit for christmas. got any gingerbread latte. ice skating in union square, under the tree, it's the best. >> the union square ice rink will be open through the holidays. >>> for the latest on power outage, storm damage, and weather updates all day and all night, you go our website, nbcbayarea.com. >>> the quiet community is still reabouting to this news that a resident was killed in his home this week. this is the first homicide in that community in decades. nbc bay ear's kimberly terry is there for us. >> reporter: diana, police here continue their investigation, friends and family of that victim are warping the loss of their loved one who they identified. well-known millionaire, former owner of the famed winery. killed in his home yesterday. friends around neighbors say they're shocked and saddened by the news. it's first homicide in 40 years in the upscale neighborhood. the police say they got a
are threatening to strike during one of the busiest times of the year. union members picketed at the port of oakland yesterday on behalf of nonunion workers who say they have been mistreated for trying to organize. one woman complained she was fired for complaining about working conditions. >> who is going to support me? i have to pay more rent. i have to pay my food. >> union members want airport contractor to address nonunion workers complaints. they also want a new contract and want both by december 17th or they may go on strike. >>> 4:34 right now. bart is giving military veterans a leg up. the board of directors approved a new hiring policy yesterday. it gives veterans a 5% chance over other perspective workers. veterans must have six months of active status and honorable discharge and they must also pass is a new exam. >>> survivors of the attack on pearl harbor will be honored today in alameda. today is the 71st anniversary of the tragedy that helped usher the united states into world war ii. it will include the arrival of veterans in world war ii for. it will shine from dusk until
of a labor impasse/a. union workers are having a disagreement with hms host the company that runs concessions at the airport union says the company wants employees to pay lw insurance increases takÄp unpaid meal breaks and freeze wages for the rest of the contract. union workers plan to rally from noon to 6:00 this evening outside the airport terminals. >>> north korea says it has continue -- detain add american citizen after he confessed to unspecified crimes. they say he's from washington state and he is known as kenneth bay, a 44-year-old tour operator of korean descent. officials say the crimes were proven through evidence. media reports say he was taken into custody after entering the country in early november as part of a tour. >>> we are waiting new commentsqto>é from house speaker z cliff talks he's expected to speak in a little more than 10 minutes from now. thúká(>i- >>> good morning. they are worried about going over the fiscal cliff into a recession. yórñ house republican leaders postponed vote on legislation that would raise taxes on households earning more th
that could weaken the power of unions. [chanting] >> this is new video of the protesters this morning. the bill would make it voluntary for workers to join unions. they could not be forced to pay dues even though the union would still bargain on their behalf. >> you will have people that will be working right alongside you that will not have to pay union dues if you pay union dues but will still be able to get all of the benefits from being a union member. >> shouldn't people have the opportunity to say if they want to belong or not? and i think this could be good for economic development. >> democrats oppose the measure but republicans have a majority in the state legislature so the bill is expected to pass. this is a live look from the newschopper of some of the crowds that have gathered outside of the state capitol there in lancing, michigan. again, thousands of union members gathering to protest the so-called "right to work" legislation and that includes automakers, machinistens and others. a lot of -- machinists, a lot of support there. 23 states already have this right to work l
the san ramon valley and dublin. also hayward and union city, down through castro valley, 280. redwood city. as you head further south from sunnyvale down through cupertino, some very light rain showers. this will be the order of the day. the on and off light rain showers. santa cruz mountains, los gatos. into the afternoon light rain to just dry skies until later on. and that's when the last very strong system comes our way with heavy rain, gusty winds and the potential for flooding. katie. >> thank you, lisa. >> flood warnings are in effect for sonoma county as the water levels in several rivers and creeks continue to rise. we are live in petaluma where willowbrook creek is a good example. k. he ra. >> katie, two days ago willowbrook creek was completely empty. yesterday it filled almost to its limit. it's happening all over sonoma county. rivers and creeks filling either to their limits or unfortunately in some cases over their limits. one man tells us he watched the banks of the russian river rise to 17 feet yesterday. he was packing his belongings. this morning he's planning to
and hearing is scheduled for december 20th joovlt after 16 most tentative agreement reached between the union and port of oakland. port workers without a contract for nearly a year and a half now. details will be released on wednesday. we will of course pass them along. >>> let's go back to the weather coverage now. napa creek often overflows causing major flooding problems when it rinse like this weekend although not this time. perhaps not any more either thanks to the city flood protection plan. of wayne has the story. >>reporter: when high water come to napa people know the drill. >> flood warning come we pray a little bit. drill take everything out of the basement. everything off the bottom shelves. >>reporter: so what is wrong with this picture. sand bag or the need for them? >> well we would probably be standing in mud and big mess. >>reporter: as the water rose in napa last weekend plenty of residents expected another scene like 2005. when napa creek overflowed its banks. this time it didn't. thanks mostly to 35 million dollar federally funded bipass project by the army corp
and union advocates. reminiscent of the union demonstrations in wisconsin some months back, this was the scene at the michigan state capitol , while the vote was being taken today. the bills 'limit' workers rights to strike and to picket. also. membership and paying dues into the union, would not be a condition of employment. several protesters were arrested after police say, they tried to rush into secure areas of the building, and were lying on the floor. >>pam: same-sex couples line up in washington state. to apply for marriage licenses. that's because, as of 12:01 this morning, same-sex marriage became legal in the state. more than 200 couples were lined up at the county courthouse in seattle. a couple that had been together for 35-years, were first in line. >> "to be number one is really humbling, you know, because i think of all the people who have worked very hard and looked forward to this day. and to be here, i hope they realize, we're just a symbol and all of them are right behind us." >>pam: it will be three more days until they are technically married in the eye
the union. what it's about is keeping our city afloat. dealing with a budget situation that has just been disaster for over a decade and saying what are we going to do to fix it. >>reporter: police officers say the fix it self is a disaster and the only thing the 2 sides can seem to agree on is the staffing shortage here is real. the department is authorized to have more than the 1700 current officers. 44 new recruit in the pipeline but 81 says if you add up the people who have left or planned to leave since academy started, total of 53, it's a numbers game the department can't we know. >> they are walking out. don't have it any other way. can't strike. can't do job action. the only way really to send a message loud and clear is to leave. >>reporter: tina says no amount of recruiting will ever replace the decades of experience the city is losing in the name of fiscal reform in san jose abc 7 news. >> 4 year ballots over san francisco golf course done tonight. federal court june says the city did not vailt the endangered species act by allowing golf in the historic sharp park golf
from home to her school bus stop. >>> the union city woman convicted of killing nursing student lee will be sentenced tomorrow. the sentence will require her to spend a minimum of 25 years in prison after an alameda county jury quirked her of first-degree murder. the nursing student went missing in may of last year and then her body was found in a remote canyon. prosecutors say esteban killed her in a rage over esteban's ex-boyfriend. >>> coming up, in egypt the changes the embattled president says he will make but will it be enough to ease tension. and people worry about the health of former president nelson mandela a day after he was hospitalized. ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nat
leandro. heavier union city back. redwood city across the bay into union city. 680 and 880 heavier rain and back westward around the coast around wood acre, woodside and 101 and 280 looking at more heavy to moderate rain. down around the south bay through milpedas and into san jose. heavy rain here gilroy and holleyster reporting rain. and with that the wind advisory through 1:00 in the north bay. 33 miles an hour here. half moon bay, 43-mile an hour gusts. airport delays at sfo and the flood warning until 12:45 on the north bay. we are looking at this for the next several hours, are the heavier rain. a look at lake tahoe with the snow and the winter storm warning right on through the day tonight. the snow picks up tonight. 53 mountain view you. 51 san jose. looking at the heavy rain and wind this morning. clearing later on this afternoon. it will be after 1:00 in the north bay. after 3:00 in parts of the south bay and a dry christmas eve. the wind advisories 1:00 north and 3:00 athen 3:00 peninsula . some of the rain coming down who are dontally. it won't take much to bring down power
the teen in self- defense, is set to go to trial in june. >> national labor unions hold their right to work rally ahead of the house and senate vote on becoming the controversy right to work bill and at organized labor. >> if is passed and signed into law, michigan would become the 24 right to work state, banning requirements that nonunion employes paid union for negotiating contracts and other services. >> california is not one of those 24 states. we saw wisconsin passed similar legislation with huge protests. there are huge protests going on in michigan will bring you live pictures when we come back. >> it is 7:15 a.m. now we want to go live to erica to get a look at the weather this tuesday morning. >> good morning darya. >> there's a more dense fog to day. we are taking it live outside to my favorite shot of the morning this is our mount tam cam it could see it showing the cloud cover in fog. >> is cold 37 for fairfield vallejo 38. and concord out conditions for san francisco and the coast. upper '40's in daly city 45 in oakland. off as we take a look at your afternoon highs will not wa
it, like, it's so close to you. >> the teachers union said educators will discuss friday's mass shooting in an age-appropriate manner. sandy hook elementary students had not yet returned to class. they'll be moved to another facility in a neighboring county. administrators say they won't return to classes until january. trucks carrying supplies have been leafing the school, which is still a crime scene. on tuesday the white house spoke about the possibility of president obama supporting new legislation on weapons. >> he supports and would support legislation that address it is problem of the so-called gun show loophole. >> a new grass roots group new town united sent a delegation to washington tuesday to meet with the brady campaign to prevent gun violence and families of the victims of the 1999 shooting. >> these people here before you because they refuse to be statistics. they've been through hell and back and don't want it to happen to the rest of you. >> more de tails emerge on the shootings. nancy lanza was shot in the head four times as she slept while adam lanza is believ
agreement. the union representing raley's workers said it won't count the results of contract-ratification votes until grievances are resolved. raley's spokesman said both parties agreed to binding arbitration for any dispute, and the union should file a grievance rather than impound the ballots. the tentative agreement was reached last month. and it ended a nine-day strike at the west sacramento-based raley's stores. >>pam: san francisco recreation and parks department began demolition of the fleishhaker pool building today. the san francisco landmark on the great highway had been closed for years before it became victim of fire on december first. days later architecture experts determined the building to be unsafe and required demolition. >> temperatures are cool. 30's in fairfield. san francisco, in his 46 degrees. it is dry and clear. and 46 degrees with a freeze warnings for the north bay valley. frost advisory for most of the bay area. that will be in effect until 3:00 a.m. certainly bundle up. do not be surprised if you see frost and there could be an active storm. thur
supermarket chain and its workers have made somes and have come to a tentative contract agreement. the union representing all rallies of workers said, the state will not count the results of the contract ratification votes until grievances are resolved. rayleigh's spokesman said that both parties agree to binding arbitration for any dispute, and the union should file a grievance rather than empire on the ballots. the tentative agreement was reached last month and ended a nine day strike. >> we will be right back. >> welcome back. this 6:44 a.m.. >> firefighters and campbell have found a body after putting out a fire in the detached carport of an apartment building. fire crews and police are on the same working with arson investigators. the corner has also arrive on the scene. >> president obama will launch a gun control task force today. the administration wide effort will create new policies aimed at preventing another mass school shooting. if the president has named vice president joe biden to head the task force. white house aides say that president obama is not expected to announce any p
's the eighth walkout. the union contracted has been contentious and negotiations have been going on for 18 months. sutter health says it was calculated to cost them extra money because they have to pay fill in for the enitre holiday week for just gist one day of work. >> carolyn: small businesses in the bay area are hoping for a lot of late sales. >> people are wrapping up last minute holiday shopping as we continue a live report on procrastinators in the bay area rushing desperately to beat the clock. >> how a decision by the president leaving some holiday travelers stuck in san francisco. >> and a dramatic display of christmas lights is getting one family in trouble with their neighbors. why some are seeing red among many other colors. "abc 7 news" at 6:00 continues. >> dan: will you feel for these people, what a hassle for dozens of residents that is in holiday crisis mode base after last minute presidential order. this group of people were surprised when they went to the passport office to find it was closed. office was supposed to be open but last friday, president obama granted feder
of volunteers helped. then volunteers has been delivered them to -- hand delivered them to homes. >>> union worners for the rally's grocery chain ratified the new contract. it includes wage and benefit concessions for about 7,000 workers including those at bel air and knob hill stores. the union went on strike before thanksgiving. the first strike in the chain's 77 year history. >>> berkeley police have a new cell phone warning tonight. they they thieves are approaching -- say that thieves are approaching people and asking them to use their phone to make an emergency call. when people hand the phone over the thief takes off with it. police advise never lending a phone or even taking it out to give somebody the time. there have been a rash of thefts using that approach. >>> and there could be another tax hike on the horizon for california's smokers. papers have been filed in sacramento for a 2014 ballot initiative to increase the cigarette tax by another $1 a pack. it would raise money for the university of california system. >>> some hollywood's biggest stars weigh in on the gun debate. >>
after filing for bankruptcy. after is bakers' union went on strike. in earlier negotiations, the union had already taken pay cuts to help the company. now hostess says, the incentive pay is needed to retain high-level officials on the bankruptcy process. the company is also in talks with more than 100 potential buyers. all willing to pay top dollars for some of the company's popular products. no word from the supreme court on whether it will review the legality of same- sex marriage in california. the high court will not make any announcement until monday at the earliest. support to first of prop. 8 appealed to the supreme court after more course from the voter approved ban unconstitutional. if if the court decides not to hear the case, same-sex marriages will resume in california but, if the court decides to hear the case arguments would take next spring. the court also has the option of the lane weather also. >> coming up on kron 4 news weekend. police are investigating after a while the venture capitalists is killed in monterrey sa reno. we will bring you that story next. [ male ann
traffic. union members picketed yesterday on behalf of nonunion members who they say have been mistreated. this coincides around one of the busiest times of the year at the airport. >> this is a busy time of year, a lot of passengers coming in and out of the airport, people will appreciate the work these concession workers do when they can't buy their candy on their way to grandma's house. >> reporter: union members have given a december 17th deadline to address complaints -- by union members. >>> survivors of the attack in pearl harbor will be honor today at the coast guard island in alameda. this tragedy sent the united states into world war ii. today's ceremony will include the arrival of veterans and world war ii era military members. >>> breaking news in the east bay. a car reportedly on fire up in the oakland hills. there's some video -- this was taken about six minutes ago. we're trying to identify particularly that location. you can see for yourself, the smoke billowing from an area in the 13000 block of campus drive. this is near merit college. no word of any injuries. but you ar
in august but an union representing freelance technical employees picketed at a game in los angeles. they wanted to establish standard wages and benefits for freelancers working live sporting events. they had fewer cameras because of the walkout. the pac 12 network said it is focused on an unclues sieve environment. >>> looking to grab a big win today. it gets tougher with tom brady and the new england patriots on the schedule for next sun apsunday night. they will keep an eye on collin kaepernak and they will take them on at 1:05 and if mario can't place because after bad shoulder. >> following "mornings on 2" this morning, it is fox nfl sunday and then cincinnati against the ben gallons. >>> bring a toy with you. volunteers will be at candlestick park collecting unwrapped toys. it is all part of the operation dream toy drive. they will be donateed to thousands of children who live in san francisco public housing. >>> mysterious light in the sky over texas. now a debate over what caused it. >> if you are looking to hit the slopes. things are looking good. we will tell you about the
. it also filed an unfair labor practice charge against the player yawne union saying its barginned in bad faith. the lock out is in its 91st day, no new negotiations scheduled. >>> and tomorrow's home final for the raiders will be on television. they were given a one day extense to sell out the game. they were able to do so and avoid the second local tv blackout of the season. after tomorrow their final two games on the road at the carolina panthers and san diego chargers. >> you may have noticed prices continue to fall at the pump and there could be more relief next week. experts say gas prices expected to fall to their lowest level of the year by monday the national average is expected to fall below $3.28 a gallon. a combination of high oil prices and supply shortages kept those prices up this year. here in california can the current average region leaded fuel price is $3.57. >>> several holiday toy give aways are scheduled for today. santa is going to hand out gifts at ten at a toy give away hosted by the haywood police department. at 10:30 harley riders will escort santa to the medic
on. >> the police union says the insert comes at a time when the department is dealing with low moral a high homicide rate, and dwindling force. >>> a bizarre attack reported. a squatter accused of attacking two men. how they escaped and they have proof a squatter tried to harm them. >>> right now we want to check in with tara who is in for sal. a little foggy in the east bay? >> yeah we have patches of dense fog in the danville, dublin area so drive slowly. right now we will start in the south bay 280 near san jose. traffic on the right hand side there northbound toward san francisco at race street a little bit sluggish this morning. at the bay bridge toll plaza we have gridlock. metering lights are on. give yourself a extra 15 minutes. in se know ma county near the raceway we had an earlier accident here. a car going over the embankment. the scene has been cleared but you can see traffic on 37 westbound still feeling the effects. here is an accident we believe was caused by the fog right lane blocked here on 680 southbound at sycamore valley road. give yourself extra time if you liv
was headed northbound into downtown san francisco when then incident happened. >> the union city woman convicted of killing nursing student michelle le is scheduled for sentencing tomorrow. state law requires her to spend a minimum of 25 years in prison after an al immediate a county jury convicted her of first degree murder in october. properties say she killed ln a jealous rage. >> two recent oakland homicide vices are being railroad. 16-year-old bobby sartane and 16-year-old racquel were shot and killed thanksgiving weekend. there -- police are still investigating the case. >> a house fire in hayward was quickly extinguished this morning. it took crews an hour to put out the fire. a family that lived there had recently moved out. there's no indication the five-was suspicious. >> falling off the fiscal cliff and what it could mean for your money and what you eat. >> and gearing up for the biggest day of the year. what's ahead if you're expecting a package this week. >> i'm meteorologist sandy patel. to record high temperatures today bu >> fans going to the 49ers today got a chance to
. >>> this phaoeurpbg judge expected to sentence the union city woman convicted of killing michelle le. sentencing laws require giselle esteban to spend a minimum 25 years in prison after a jury convicted her in october. prosecutors say she killed le in a jealous rain. >>> new word that the pregnant duchess of cambridge has tan a dramatic turn. big announce -- has taken a dramatic turn and the big announcement that just came down on the deejays. >> reporter: australian radio network cancelled the show responsible for the prank targeting princess kate and they are expressing deep regret following the death of the nurse who took a call from the two. we know by now, the deejays impersonated the keen and prince charles. they received confidential details about -- about kate's condition from nurse jacintha saldanha three days later she was found dead=c"í= from an apparently suicide. they are speaking out an ing -- apologizing. >>> we are still trying to get our heads around everything trying to make sense of the situation. >> it was never meant to go that far it was men to be a silly prank that so many pe
it? it's so close to you. >> reporter: the teachers' union said educators will discuss friday's mass shooting in an age-appropriate manner. sandy hook elementary students have not returned to class. they'll be moved to another facility in a neighboring county. trucks carrying supplies have been leaving the school which is a scene still. >> president obama supports and would support legislation that addresses the problem of the so-called gun show loophole. >> reporter: connecticut's medical examiner says nancy lanza was shot four times in the head while she slept. all of this was too real for first responders who won't soon forget what they saw. >> very early on, it was determined that this was bad, really, really bad. >> as the community tries to return to some sort of normalcy, volunteers hope that some caring pets will hope ease the pain of residents. specially trained therapy dogs are said to help bring comfort to other people when they are suffering or hurting. >>> dozens of people gathered in pleasanton to mourn the loss of so many young lives in last week's shooting. singing so
<ç÷%Ñ union banned him from the sport for life. penalties came after the united states anti-doping agency hit him with similar sanctions for using banned substances. armstrong did not appeal. it appears he won't challenge this latest ban. >>> gun buy-back in los angeles is being called a huge success. you can see why. cars wrapped around several blocks as people waited in turn to turn in their firearms. guns for groceries is normally in the spring but the mayor moved it up to take advantage of the outrage against the connecticut school shooting. guns were exchanged for a $100 grocery gift card. the last buy-back netted 1700 guns. >>> dr. mcdreamy may be brewing up something steamy, coffee. buy lease coffee. no word on the -- tully's coffee. tully's has 47 stores in washington and california as well ascu numerous franchise locations tully's filed for bankrupt protection in october two other companies are interested. the bankruptcy judge could approve a deal next month. >>> time for a check on forecast. coming? we all want to know. >> do we really? >> let us guess. >> all right guess. >> tomorr
are affiliated with the hospital corporation of america. the nurse's union are at odds over health benefits and sick days. >> back to mike. there we go. >>> row, the waterfront -- redwood city, it served its last meal. dozens of people who live on boats in the harbor will have to leave to make room for a planned parking lot as well as a luxury condo complex. they gathered at the restaurant to say one last good-bye. >> it is sad to this close this place. it is more than a restaurant. it as land mark. institution. >> not just for my family but for a lot of people in redwood city. >> he said he will live on in a new location in redwood city >>> we saw the pictures from the sierra where it is very snowy. and allie has been in the rain and wind. >> rosemary? >> up here and everywhere? >> a break at all if they have the last minute shoping to do today? >> i would say wait. stay indoors. maybe have some breakfast. snuggle up with the kiddos. we will see it pass through and this morning we are being hammered. already, roadway flooding in santa rosa. and bay bridge p advisory, very gusty conditions
and union city and the south bay. this will all continue to increase throughout the day. the first half of the day looking much, much different than the second half. carolyn. >> lisa, you are the key person this morning. thank you so much. big concern in the north bay is flooding, especially along creeks and rivers. abc7 news reporter kera clapper is live in napa where they are watching that river rise inch by inch. >> yes. inch by inch, carolyn, especially as the rain continues to fall. i've come to the realization this is my lot in life, to be put in situations where the rain is blowing horizontally at me all morning long. the wind is whipping through napa. we have a look at the river this morning whereas carolyn mentioned, flooding is a concern. it was expected that the river would surpass it's flood level about noon today. now that's changed. estimates go anywhere from 1:00 p.m. to between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. estimates are the water could rise and reach 25 to 27 feet. elsewhere here in napa you can see downtown. it is just soaked. the whole city is soaking wet. wind again a big
settlement between port of oakland and union as oakland is getting extra business because of a port strike in long beach and los angeles. clerical workers on their eighth day of a strike. poverty workers in oakland set to vote on the proposed deal tomorrow. details not being released. the port and union workers have been bargaining for 16 months. >>> former commander of a contra costa narcotics task force is expected to plead guilty to drug charges. he will admit to five federal counts, conspiracy to sell marijuana and meth, theft, robbery and civil rights violations. he was caught in a federal sting operation in february of last year with the guilty plea he faces minimum of 10 years. >>> san francisco's supervisors are set to take a final vote this afternoon to amend the building code to reduce square footage requirement for residental units the microapartments would be 220 square feet, the measure initially passed after supervisor weiner it would be for new construction only. he also agreed to captain initial round of building permits at 375 microapartments. rents are expected to go for
, that is not an option if you want a legal union with somebody o >> fairness for all, we all have the same people at the same number of chromosomes. i made a decent person, a gay man myself them one proposition 8 and 2008, this union filed a suit saying that it was not constitutional and it was discriminatory. >> there are increased hate crime between lesbians and gays because of laws like this. >> because of others in california that want to marry but cannot. the that the supreme court is reviewing the case they have hope. >> it is possible that there would not of hold the decision for us and that is a possibility and we certainly hope that does not happen. >> the of a hearing coming up in the month of march with they prove that the >> needs to be lifted. after that, the supreme court should have a role in the month of june it. >> we are going to be right at the front of the line because it this is very, very important fight. not just for a sandy and die, but for kids, friendly for people that cannot even though they're going to want this yet. >> the couple also but there will be able to get the
of sunshine with union city come in at 62, as well as antioch, and about 61 in concord with mid-60s for watsonville. the accuweather seven-day forecast, warmer each day. fog overnight and in the early morning hours. slightly cooler on tuesday and a chance of showers, slight chance on wednesday. we're dry, though, thursday and friday. really we go from unextreme to another. >> sure do. wednesday, the day of the food drive but that's okay because we can be indoor inside the food banks and people can swing by with their donations, there will be all kinds of ways. it will not detour us. >> no, no way. >> thank you, lisa. coming up, the festival of lights begins. where you can se >> welcome back, everybody. take a look at the winning numbers from last night's megadrawing. nobody correctly picked all six numbers so tuesday night's jackpot is estimated to be $27 million. >> holiday lights take center stage in san carlos. take a look at this beautiful celebration. a snowfall captured the crowd's attention as the festivities got underway at laura and cherry streets last night. the crowd was
, anywhere. . >>> union workers at the port of oakland this weekend voted to ratify a four-year contract, ending a nasty labor dispute. the deal comes after more than 500 workers walked off the job in november. deal includes a 2.5% cost of increase for 20 13-2014 and a l3500 signing bonus for each employee. the union says the next step is to present the tentative agreement to the board of port commissioners for approval. >> a preliminary hear willing continue on monday for a san francisco man accused of being a medical impersonator. 49-year-old carlos guzman-garza faces charges including theft of a physician assistant identity and practicing medicine without a license. prosecutors say nine victims have stepped forward with stories about botched procedures allegedly by guzman- garza at his derma clinic. is he accused of illegal performing facelifts as well as lip and buttock augmentations. >>> british police are pushing australian authorities for an investigation into the radio station at heart of that royal prank that apparently led a nurse to committee sued. the death has prompted an a
to abc7news.com/community. many of us will be out there cheryl and i will be in san francisco at union square all morning. the weather hopefully -- >> i was going to say rain or shine. >> nothing is going to dammen -- dampen our spirits maybe our hair. >> i'll be at walnut creek it will be dry there. a little drier faster wednesday still looking like tuesday night into wednesday a chance of wet weather. 5:17 from vollmer peak towards san francisco, it looks clear right now. live doppler 7 hd radar and satellite, we don't have radar returns and we don't have clouds, definitely gives you an idea now dry the air mass is sitting on top of us this among. we are 41 in santa rosa and fairfield mid to upper 40s livermore concord, antioch, napa, 60 oakland for the warm spot, 53 san francisco, 57 half moon bay, low to upper 40s monterey bay and inland gilroy 41. sunny today, warmest afternoon this week. light rain tuesday into wednesday, back side of that system cooler, 50s for highs wednesday through the weekend. mid 60s south bay today san jose and los gatos 66. mid 60s peninsula. half moon ba
the bay southbound from hayward to union city this traffic looks good. bay bridge toll plaza not a bad commute here for morning commute. it's not lighter than usual. but it's only about 15 minutes before you make et on the bridge. now here is steve. >>> thank you, sal. a very cold morning. lots of 20s showing up. even mid 30s in san francisco. so it's cold for everybody. freeze warnings out goes until 8:00. freeze warning for the north bay. frost advisory for everyone else. temperatures critical minimum. don't forget the plants and pets. 28 in santa rosa. 28 napa. 28 fairfield. but there is a lot of -- 27 yountville. 25 kenwood. 25 out toward grayton. so it's cold for all. lee ma valley 27 degrees too. up in tahoe one degree with freezing fog. 28 redding. for those heading north there is already winter storm warning out from grants pass north. i know a lot of people head up i-5. the snow level around redding for tomorrow not today tomorrow night into friday could be around 500,000 feet to 2,000 feet before it lifts. you can see that rain turning to snow that far away from portland. thi
or not, the caller was reporting someone else had seen a gun. >>> union representing san francisco teachers meets today to consider a resolution supporting restrictions on assault weapons. the union is considering support for senator feinstein's legislation calling for stricter controls. the head of united educators rejecting a call by some lawmakers to allow school personnel to carry concealed weapons. saying schools should be a sanctuary from violence. >> i would not want to have somebody on the campus designated as your campus shooter. we don't think putting the guns in the hands of teacher solves the problem. >> this morning president obama is announcing plans to put vice president biden in charge of a special commission. >> to address the mass shooting were you talking about in the wake of last friday's attack that kill 26 at a connecticut school. mark greenblatt has the latest from sandy hook element trip. >> reporter: good morning. we are expecting another somber day here with more funerals expected to get underway shortly. in the center of town, the memorial behind me has b
to go they need your help we are on geary off union square, come in, do not let us block you here comes some toys now, excellent news we want to see more of this, very nice of you, 15,000 is what they are hoping, two more right there every little bit helps come down to lefty o'doul's all day the mayor will be here, [ inaudible ] you don't even have to park, they will make it easy, if you can give they hope you will come down to lefty o'doul's today. amy hollyfield, news that naught. >>> if you with would like to help out, donate at lefty o'doul's next to union square, gear and powell, volunteers will be collecting toys until one tomorrow morning, you don't have to get out of your car. >>> how are gun buyers and sellers dealing with the prospects of stricter gun control laws? >> [ unintelligible ] len is live from the new york stock exchange. >>> good morning. if you -- if you happened to see the hobbit this weekend, not alone the first of the three movies, was the top grossing film in the u.s. and canada for a second weekend over 36 million dollars in sales. speaking of sales, let's tal
. >>> and a major blow to union rights in michigan. republican lawmakers there have pushed through right-to-work bills. hundreds of activists stormed the capitol, protesting the legislation, which would ban unions from requiring employees to pay fees. >>> and a frightening scene for holiday shoppers this morning. an escalator at a macy's in suburban seattle malfunctioned. breaking apart and leaving four people slightly injured, including two toddlers. officials there say a mechanical failure is to blame. >>> and finally, perhaps, if nothing else, evidence that someone up there must be watching. look at what happens when a tennessee jewelry store clerk tries to make a sale. out of nowhere, that's an suv, through the front glass. nearly taking out both clerk and customer. both were shaken up. but remarkably, best news of all, no one was hurt. >> no one was hurt. we love that line. >> incredible. >> we do. >> just amazing. >> thanks, josh. >>> we have the latest on the fiscal cliff, just 25 days before everyone's taxes go up and every government program is cut. there were some baby steps ye
to union city. that traffic is going to be a little bit slow now as you head south. let's go to steve. >>> a very good morning. a little breeze. that's an offshore wind. downtown oakland is 59 -- excuse me. downtown oakland is 60. the airport is 59. there's some areas up in mendocino county, lake county. for some it's mild to warm. for others, cold and patchy. >>> today, sunshine -- >> today, sunshine, lane comes in late, late tus -- late late tuesday, early wednesday. it won't be a lot of rain. nothing like we had a week ago. that's for sure. the cold air is on its way. today, cool, clear, patchy fog. cold to warm. sunny, mild to warm, breezy to windy. some of the higher elevations. a nice weekend and gives way to a nice monday and most, i think about half of tuesday. it's a dry pattern until wednesday and maybe even some low snow levels by the way as we get toward wednesday night. fair field, 30s, santa rosa. oakland, 59 at the airport. dipping below 50 at hayward. oakland/berkeley coming 0 the hills, it's a wind. the gulf alaska is coming into the picture it will be coming right a
going through. >> the alameda, san leandro, hayward, union city also getting rain. the green is a light rain if you head for south scattered showers for the south bay into parts of san jose. >> expecting showers to stick around this morning also gusty winds. the showers will decrease and some clearing and tonight the skies will clear out. >> we could see dense fog from morning. >> richmond bottle temperatures in the 40's. 34 napa and santa rosa. everyone else in the '40's. >> richmond, novato >> the blue is a snow in lake tahoe we have the winter storm warning in effect until 11:00 p.m.. >> 3 in. of new snow possible today. storm totals one to 2 ft.. dress in layers. >> future cash shows us the showers for this morning will be scattered not widespread nothing compared to yesterday's. all suit see gusty conditions. 2:00 this afternoon may be scattered showers overall a lot of us will start to dry out. the clouds will start to break up. >> mid '50s and oakland. 53 in san francisco downtown. 54 in redwood city. concord in the mid-50s. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows bree
beat there were decorating trees in union square which grows out cookies, wait not this country. >> yet girl scout cookies. >> this kind of tree, it is the holiday season in san francisco union square. you can tell from of the gift buying. >> a kind of beer do drink. also you got a beer, you to put the sign down the not in a whole on i need another one. >> and a bad driver sped away bay while committing violations this case it is not left turn. >> but if you what you will see driver after driver after driver doing just that. >> remember the guy that wave earlier let us have a chat with him. >> we are tourist is just our first day here digits in the sign that said no left turn. >> held no i did not see it but you saw the camera. >> then there was used driver, apparently. >> and this driver has there park where you want but an active in an active turn line so that makes it ok. >> during the holiday rush the panhandlers come out in force, will after all they know there is many here remember this. >> every time you take a picture of a street artist or performer you must give them a dollar t
valley. 54 in union city. mostly sunny conditions. upper 44 navato, san rafeal, and downtown san francisco. 52 in oakland. >> for new year's eve will have a few high clouds. you will want to bundle up. it will be a cold one. by 8:00 p.m. temperatures will be in the local upper '40's. as we approach mid night and bring in 2013 it will be a clear and cold day. in fact we have some light when the forecast. just a little bit cooler. inland will be in the mid '30's. expect low for is for your bay shoreline. beating your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows we will be contending with frost that a relatively cold morning. at least to the middle of this week. we have a slight possibility for rain as we head into thursday. friday however, mostly sunny skies. temperatures a bit warmer as we head into saturday and sunday. >> in the traffic department quiet out there. a lot of you are off. if you're heading to work and you're taking the bay bridge no problems, no delays, no wait at the toll plaza. the same at the san mateo bridge. a drive time of 12 minutes from and to in. >> south bou
are not as big as expected at the union square ice skating rink on a saturday but those out there say they're enjoying it. >> the best way to get into the holiday spirit for christmas. gingerbread latte. ice skating under the trees. the best. >>> officials are warning people to be careful along the california coast. the weather service issued a high surf advisory today that's not keeping people or their pets from hitting the water in some spots. swells are expected to be 14 to 16 feet along the northern california coast. and high surf is also predicted as you can see here in southern california. surfers out in manhattan beach put on quite the show today. >> it's pretty incredible. it's exciting to watch. pretty amazing. >> very big. fun to watch the surfers go. >> lifeguards in some southern california beaches say in addition to the high surf there are high bacterial levels and they're trying to keep folks out of the water. anthony slaughter has look at what's going on around here. there is a big storm coming our way. >> look at those guys surf. it looks so incredible. in fact it's very da
or a motive in that shooting. union and management wrapped up a 6th day of negotiations p in the labor dispute at the ports of los angeles and long beach. workers walked off of their jobs last week in a 2-1/2 year long contract fight. no word on how chose -- how close both sides are. some containerships have been moved. shippers are saying it is costing the u.s. economy as much as $1 billion a day. >>> in our continuing cover repblg of the if fiscal cliff, treasure secretary bluntly re-- continuing coverage of the fiscal cliff. treasure secretary bluntly reject today. >> they cost $1 trillion over 10 years and no possibility that we are twoing to find going to get it without it going back up. >> seven weeks between election day and the end of the year. and three of those weeks have been wasted. >> the house speaker want on to say he was flabbergasted by the plan. they say tell take another week for serious negotiations to begin. >>the supreme court may announce tomorrow if it will review california's prop 8 case over same sex marriage. the justices met behind chosed doors on friday but took n
the players' union's offer. one point of contention between the two sides is that the length of the new contract owners want 18 year contract with players won a shorter one. >> on the bay area sports. the raiders taking on the denver broncos at the coliseum last night. broncos quarterback peyton manning through his 30th touchdown pass of the season on the game's opening drive. beating the raiders' 26 to 13 last night. carson palmer threw one interception that brought it is possible scorn changing for the raiders. loss was a fumble the set up a touchdown for the broncos as oakland lost its sixth straight game. the raiders will take on the kansas city chiefs' next sunday december the 16th at the coliseum at 1:25 p.m.. >> raiders running back darren mcfadden maybe sideline once again. he reinjured his ankle last night after playing for the first time in five weeks. mcfadden did not get to finish the game. head coach dennis allen says that he does not know the severity of mcfadden's injury. >> today dr. phil will talk about a mom and dad who are trying to get help for their 25 year-old drug
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